Air Conditioning Contractors of America

Information

Air Conditioning Contractors of America

ACCA is a non-profit association serving more than 60,000 professionals and 4,000 businesses in the HVACR community, working together to promote professional contracting, energy efficiency, and healthy, comfortable indoor environments.

Website: http://www.acca.org
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Members: 23
Latest Activity: Jan 26

Discussion Forum

Manual J & Attic calculations 3 Replies

Can anyone tell me how / if Manual J differentiates between attic floor insulation and insulated roof decks?Continue

Started by Robert DV. Last reply by Robert DV Apr 11, 2013.

Labels 3 Replies

Has anyone done a combustion analysis on a relatively current furnace? Is a 90 truly a 90? Or are the numbers done in lab-like conditions that cannot be reproduced in real time? any info would be…Continue

Started by randy tolowski. Last reply by Christopher Morin Apr 10, 2012.

Comment Wall

Comment

You need to be a member of Air Conditioning Contractors of America to add comments!

Comment by Bruce A. Bailey on September 26, 2013 at 2:26pm

I want to test static pressure for Energy Star version 3 in a split heat pump with the air handler in an interior closet so it does not have any return air duct the filter is in the slot at the bottom of the air handler. The inspection form requires 2 inputs a supply side static pressure (I took it in the riser plenum attached to the Air handler.) and a return side static pressure that is supposed to be between the filter (slid in the bottom of the Air handler) and the blower fan. The contractor says he doesn't think he needs to take the return side static pressure because there are not any return air ducts but he will not allow me to drill a hole in the cabinet between the filter slot and the blower. What do you suggest I do to get an accurate number?

Thank you in advance for any help you can offer.

Comment by Judi Lyall on May 30, 2013 at 5:29pm

I HAVE A NEVER USED TSI ACCU BALANCE MODEL 8371 FOR 2700.00

AND BOOKS MANUAL S/J AND D                                                      60.00

EMAIL JUDI@SHEBUILDSGREEN OR CALL 818.625.0987                                                       

 

Members (23)

 
 
 

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.  Home Energy Pros is sponsored by the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Latest Activity

Laura Palombi joined Norm Bourassa's group
Thumbnail

Multifamily Buildings

For too long there has been relatively little EE focus on multifamily, but some new programs have…See More
2 hours ago
Profile IconJerrad Pierce, tracylee, Nevada Heating and 4 more joined Home Energy Pros
20 hours ago
Shawn Weeks posted a blog post
21 hours ago
Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion was featured

New BPI Standard for Conducting Energy Audits Published as an ANSI Standard!

The Standard Practice for Basic Analysis of Buildings defines the minimum criteria and specific…See More
22 hours ago
Daniel Beauchemin's photo was featured

Residential installation of a ThermoDrain TD342B

DWHR HERS Index Score Credit Calculation ProcedureUntil such time that DWHR system calculations…
22 hours ago
Tom White's 2 videos were featured
23 hours ago
Corbett Lunsford's video was featured

New Home FAIL: Infrared Secrets Revealed

Building forensics guru Corbett Lunsford can show you what's behind the walls of any house- or are you afraid to find out? Don't be! It's all generally fixab...
23 hours ago
Jose Macho's blog post was featured

Why Don't Homeowners Spend Money on Energy Saving Upgrades??? Blame "Cognitive Biases"

A great transcript from a recent NPR "Morning Edition" broadcast about a recent California survey…See More
23 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service